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Builders' Skips (Lighting)

Volume 984: debated on Friday 9 May 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many prosecutions there were in 1979 for inadequate lighting of builders' skips on the highway.

The information collected centrally relates to all offences under section 31 of the Highways Act 1971 covering the control of builders' skips and does not distinguish those offences relating to inadequate lighting. In England and Wales in 1978 there were 543 prosecutions under section 31. Information for 1979 is not yet available.